Tara O' Connor

Senior Trading Executive

  • LocationMill End, Rickmansworth, United Kingdom



  • Advertising
  • Account Management
  • Brand Management
  • Business Development
  • Client Services
  • Customer Services
  • Direct Sales
  • Relationship Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Digital Print Advertising
  • Negotation
  • Addynamix

Work history


Senior Trading Executive

Grazia/ Bauer Media

Jan 2011
  • I’m a Senior Trading executive working in a fast-paced team oriented and entrepreneurial environment. Managing a client portfolio and having revenue and account management responsibility for key accounts within the high end fashion arena. Key Activities: • Day to day contact for print & digital buyers for allocated agency patch • Onboarding and development of new team members • Account manage and super-service leading agencies including MEC, Mediacom, Maxus, Mindshare and Zenith • Building relationships with PR and Marketing managers of leading clients. • Direct Fashion contacts with, Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, River Island, M&S and Mulberry • Pro-actively pitch for new business • Consistently attend 8 agency/ client meetings per week. • Final issue checklist comparing option sheet vs. SAP • Trade marketing initiatives • Responsible for up-dating NRS and ABC data for the team and media pack • Selling creative cross-platform solutions and partnerships • Negotiating and striving for majority share on all campaigns • Improve and develop brand/portfolio profile with customers • Sell portfolio of brands across print & digital to the buying teams • Maximise share and revenue opportunities through up selling & cross selling • Ensure weekly budgets are hit • Excellent knowledge of our brands & marketplace • Create deep relationships with all contacts




Portobello College Dublin

Aug 2003 - May 2007